Friday, November 15, 2019

[Master Degree] Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) at Keio University, Japan (Fully Funded)

The Asian Development Bank – Japan Scholarship Program (ADB-JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Government of Japan. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to undertake postgraduate studies in development-related fields. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. 

This scholarship is for students who is admitted to the Master’s Program at Keio University and agree to return to their home country (listed here ) immediately after completing the Master's program. At least two years of full-time professional work experience prior to application is required. 

Approved Fields of Study at Keio University:


A monthly stipend equivalent to that of Japanese Government Scholarship,  one round-trip air ticket, full remission of tuition and entrance fees, etc.

  • The applicant must be a national of an ADB borrowing member country (applicants from countries that are no longer borrowing from ADB are not eligible).
  • The applicant should have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and an outstanding academic record.
  • The applicant must have at least 2 years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree).
  • Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills is mandatory.
  • The applicant must be no more than 35 years old at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be in good health.
  • The applicant must agree to return to his/her home country after completion of studies, and contribute to the development of his home country.
  • Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants living or working in a country other than their home country are not eligible for this scholarship. If from another Developing Member Country of ADB, application may be considered.
  • The scholarship does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects.

How to Apply:
If you are eligible for ADB scholarship and woud like to apply for Master's program (IGP-M12 September enrollment) , submit the following form along with other documents.

For more information about ADB, please refer to the ADB's website .  

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